A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
2/1/1920 Colin Watson is born
February 1, 1920. Colin Watson was born today in England. He was known for light detective novels featuring Inspector Walter Purbright and con woman Miss Lucilla Teatime. Two of his books (Hopjoy Was Here and Lonely Heart 4122) were nominated for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger.